Exploring global ESG market differences

Morningstar's global director of sustainability research, Hortense Bioy, joins Liz and Steve for a wide-ranging conversation focused on the differences between the well-established ESG markets of the EU and Asia, and the relative newcomer, the United States.

In this episode, you’ll hear about: 

  • A brief look ahead to COP26.
  • Lots of chatter about commitments; will there be real action?
  • The ESG markets in Asia, the EU and the US.
  • Will the Asian ESG market overtake the US market in terms of fund flows?
  • The role of data.
  • Morningstar’s desire to be a global leader in sustainable investing.

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Guest Bio:  

Hortense Bioy joined Morningstar as an equity ETF analyst in 2010 from Bloomberg, where she was a financial journalist. She began her career as an M&A analyst at Société Générale in Hong Kong.

Hortense holds a master’s degree in finance from Paris Dauphine University and a postgraduate degree in finance from Paris Sorbonne University. She is also a CFA charterholder.